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Tshwane mayor defends 'bodybuilder' executive director appointment

By: African News Agency      12th July 2018 Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga on Thursday, defended the appointment of a bodybuilder as executive director in his private office. Msimanga said... 

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Saudi Arabia pledges to invest R133bn in South African energy sector

Saudi Arabia pledges to invest R133bn in South African energy sector

By: News24Wire      12th July 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ambitious plan to attract $100-billion to kick start the country’s struggling economy got a major boost on Thursday,... 

'You are a land thief' – BLF tells AfriForum's Kallie Kriel at Duduzane court appearance

'You are a land thief' – BLF tells AfriForum's Kallie Kriel at Duduzane court appearance

By: News24Wire      12th July 2018 Chaotic scenes erupted outside the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday, as Duduzane Zuma left the building. Zuma, the son of South Africa's... 

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Nelson Mandela 100

Nelson Mandela’s “obstinacy” – #Mandela’s leadership part 2

Nelson Mandela’s “obstinacy” – #Mandela’s leadership part 2

14th June 2018 Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Thabi Madiba about Nelson Mandela’s “obstinacy” – #Mandela’s leadership part 2. Click here to read the... 

Nelson Mandela’s leadership-Part 1: the early years

Nelson Mandela’s leadership-Part 1: the early years

7th June 2018 Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Thabi Madiba about Nelson Mandela’s leadership-Part 1: the early years. Click here to read the column. 

Madiba made people feel special – Sello Hatang

Madiba made people feel special – Sello Hatang

4th June 2018 Nelson Mandela Foundation chief executive officer Sello Hatang has opened up about former Statesman Nelson Mandela and said that Mandela had had a... 

I Remember Nelson Mandela – Sahm Venter & Vimla Naidoo

I Remember Nelson Mandela – Sahm Venter & Vimla Naidoo

1st June 2018 I Remember Nelson Mandela is the dream-child of Mrs Graça Machel who, some months after Nelson Mandela's passing on 5 December 2013, met with... 

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Opinions

 To achieve real change, Liberia should look closer to home

To achieve real change, Liberia should look closer to home

6th July 2018 Liberian President George Weah’s first few months at the helm saw much focus on his pro-poor development agenda, which was touted as the cure-all... 

Do 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour?

Do 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour?

6th July 2018 In a story about a cancer screening event, a reporter in ThisDay newspaper claimed that “at least 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour”. Health... 

Derisking Eskom

Derisking Eskom

6th July 2018 The term ‘too big to fail’ came to the fore during the so-called Great Recession, which arose after America’s sub-prime mortgage crisis triggered... 

How young activists are keeping Mandela's legacy alive across Africa

How young activists are keeping Mandela's legacy alive across Africa

5th July 2018 Last month, at a conference on African Inequalities co-organised by our school and the London School of Economics, the first audience question came... 

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Panama: Reform takes a Scalpel, not a Hammer

Panama: Reform takes a Scalpel, not a Hammer

27th June 2018 Panama has transformed to become one of the fastest expanding economies worldwide, growing from a GDP of US$1-billion to US$55-billion in 50 years,... 

Public Protector Report - Alleged maladministration & corruption in implementation of the MBCHB at University of Limpopo

Public Protector Report - Alleged maladministration & corruption in implementation of the MBCHB at University of Limpopo

26th June 2018 Alleged maladministration & corruption in implementation of the MBCHB at University of Limpopo 

Dignity in displacement: a review of the literature

Dignity in displacement: a review of the literature

26th June 2018 Dignity is a pervasive concept in current international humanitarian discourse. Mentioned in all foundational human rights documents, it is central... 

What do analyses of Voluntary National Reviews for Sustainable Development Goals tell us about ‘leave no one behind’?

What do analyses of Voluntary National Reviews for Sustainable Development Goals tell us about ‘leave no one behind’?

26th June 2018 The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) asks member states to ‘conduct regular and inclusive reviews of progress at the national... 

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Statements

SA: Parliament this week

SA: Parliament this week

15th July 2018 On Wednesday, 18 July, South Africans and the world will again celebrate the birthday of South Africa’s first democratically elected President,... 

SA: Labour completes Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry

SA: Labour completes Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry

13th July 2018 The Grayston Drive Pedestrian and cyclist structural bridge collapse inquiry set-up by the Department of Labour completed its work of gathering... 

SA: President Cyril Ramaphosa concludes successful visit to Saudi Arabia

SA: President Cyril Ramaphosa concludes successful visit to Saudi Arabia

13th July 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has characterised his State Visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a remarkable success, as he had positive and fruitful... 

DA: Lesufi should eat humble pie and apologise for misleading the people of Gauteng

DA: Lesufi should eat humble pie and apologise for misleading the people of Gauteng

13th July 2018 MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, should apologise for his racially charged rant in the Gauteng Legislature when he accused “white developers" of... 

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Press Offices

When it is necessary to hire a patent attorney

When it is necessary to hire a patent attorney

29th June 2018 The cost of obtaining a patent may seem exorbitant for the individual entrepreneur or start-up, but the protection of intellectual property may be... 

Tobacco products: Plain packaging is looming in South Africa

Tobacco products: Plain packaging is looming in South Africa

29th June 2018 The discussion or more apt, debate, on plain packaging in relation to tobacco products has been ongoing in South Africa for several years now. But,... 

PAIPO – Concerns from a brand holder’s perspective

PAIPO – Concerns from a brand holder’s perspective

29th June 2018 Since the start of cross-border trade, various treaties have been entered into to provide protection of a brand holder which is similar to that of... 

Business Takeovers – Are They Coming Or Going?

Business Takeovers – Are They Coming Or Going?

28th June 2018 Section 197 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) forces the new employer who takes over the business (or part thereof) of another employer as a going... 

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